Articles By: WCHI News Team

Mayor Emanuel Announces City Aggregation Doubles The Amount Of Wind Energy To Customers, Removing The Equivalent Of 100,000 Cars From Streets

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that his administration negotiated a deal with energy suppliers to secure 5% of the electricity provided through its municipal aggregation program from Illinois wind farms. This deal doubles the amount of wind energy Chicago consumers received through ComEd. According to a study released by the Perfect Power Institute at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the […]

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Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent McCarthy Announce New Ways Residents Can Communicate with Police

Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent McCarthy Announce New Ways Residents Can Communicate with Police

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy today announced a series of features through which residents can interact with police, access information about police and share information with police. The moves will improve communication with residents and increase access to information about their communities. “Online or on the block, CAPS need to be where the community is,” […]

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Chicago Police to Assist in Boston Investigations

Chicago Police to Assist in Boston Investigations

The Chicago Police Department is sending five detectives and one sergeant to Boston today at the request of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis in order to assist in the ongoing investigation surrounding the bombings at the Boston Marathon and related overnight incidents. Earlier this week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy offered their counterparts assistance […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Mar. 11, 2013

In the early afternoon, Mayor Emanuel will be joined by Library Commissioner Brian Bannon and Board President Linda Johnson Rice in announcing the expansion of a nationally recognized Chicago Public Library program at the Woodson Library on the city’s South Side.

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Rahm Emanuel: Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will be joined by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at 1871 to highlight the importance of entrepreneurship in Chicago at 1871 in the Merchandise Mart. Then later in the afternoon, Mayor Emanuel will be joined by CTA President Claypool to announce new investments creating job opportunities for Chicagoans at a CTA Bus Facility Then in the evening, Mayor […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Sunday, Mar. 3, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will be joined by CTA President Forest Claypool and CDOT Commissioner Gabe Klein to highlight repairs being made on the Brown Line and overall investment in City infrastructure at the CTA Brown Line Merchandise Mart stop.

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Rahm Emanuel: Friday, Mar. 1, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will deliver brief remarks at the ribbon cutting of the new Loews Hotel.

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Rahm Emanuel: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will join First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at tomorrow’s  Lets Move! event at McCormick PLace  Then, Mayor Emanuel will attend the Sunday Supper Luncheon in support of empowering Chicago youth hosted by The Israel Idonije Foundation and Points of Light  at the Herald Washington Library. 

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Rahm Emanuel: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Mayor Emanuel will join Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Newark Mayor Cory Booker to discuss ways to strengthen our education systems through classroom and community partnerships at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Education Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Rahm Emanuel: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

There are no public events scheduled at this time.

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